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HIST 115 - History of World War II

5 Credits
Focuses on the economic, political, social, and military developments of the world from the end of World War I to the conclusion and aftermath of World War II.


Designed to Serve Students seeking a transfer course.
Active Date 2014-11-07

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Social Science Area I

Course Outline
I. Peace to End all Peace II. Perilous Twenties III. Troubles in the Far East IV. Calamitous Thirties V. Appeasement and Mistakes of the Democratic Powers VI. German Conquest of Europe VII. Aggression of Asia VIII. Humanity in Trouble - The Holocaust IX. Turning the Tides of War X. The Gender Factor XI. Victory in Europe and Asia XII. Aftermath of War

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of key historical events, terms, and people in the history of World War II.

Locate cities, colonies, countries, bodies of water, and other key geographical and historical sites pertaining to the history of World War II.

Read and evaluate textual, visual, and statistical evidence for author intent, bias, intended audience, and factuality.

Articulate ideas clearly both orally and in writing.

Construct defensible interpretations about the significance or meaning of major historical events in the history of World War II on the basis of primary and/or secondary source evidence.

Demonstrate understanding of the long-term significance of key historical events, terms, and people in the history of World War II for contemporary issues and concerns.

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